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Abby Caplin, MD, MA

P.O.Box 31839
San Francisco, CA 94131

To schedule an appointment or if you have any questions,
call me at 415.255.9981 or
Dr. Caplin is located in the West Portal neighborhood of San Francisco

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"The Empowered Patient"

Years ago, soon after finishing medical school, I developed a persistent ache in my upper abdomen. I worried that I had developed a stomach ulcer and sought the help of a gastroenterologist. He took my family medical history, and I dutifully reported…..

“But you look so good!”

If you type in these words into any search engine, you will find that this frequent exclamation makes people with chronic illness positively simmer! It all starts with the word “But”.